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Artificial Intelligence Will Put Us Out Of Work
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Google Paid Over $1.5 Million In Bug Bounties In 2014
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Mobile apps developed by Google now included in its Vulnerability Reward Program.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 1/30/2015
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Dog Fitness Tracker Raises $25 Million: Blame Google
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
As the tech market scrambles for the Next Big Thing, VCs are betting on nervous executives with deep pockets.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 1/30/2015
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How The Skills Shortage Is Killing Defense in Depth
David Holmes, World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5
Commentary
It used to be easy to sell specialized security gizmos but these days when a point product gets pitched to a CSO, the response is likely “looks nifty, but I don’t have the staff to deploy it.”
By David Holmes World-Wide Security Evangelist, F5, 1/30/2015
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Microsoft Outlook, Office On iOS & Android: First Look
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft has released Office for Android tablets and Outlook capabilities for iOS and Android devices. Here's a closer look.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/30/2015
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Microsoft Upgrades Azure SQL Database Service
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft cloud-database service nears parity with on-premises Microsoft SQL Server with support for larger databases and in-memory performance.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/30/2015
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Google Dinged by Nexus 6, Glass Disappointments
Eric Zeman,
News
High R&D expenditures and botched Nexus 6 smartphone sales dent Google's fourth quarter numbers.
By Eric Zeman , 1/30/2015
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Amazon's Cloud Business: New Openness, Products, Competition In 2015
Charles Babcock, Editor At Large, InformationWeek
News
Amazon will reveal its cloud computing service revenue for the first time later this year, bringing new insights while cloud competition sharpens.
By Charles Babcock Editor At Large, InformationWeek , 1/30/2015
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Geekend: Binge Watching TV A Sign Of Depression?
David Wagner, Community Editor
Commentary
Binge watching your favorite show might be a sign of depression or a lack of self-control. Or it might just mean you've got a free night.
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/30/2015
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Chief Data Science Officers Won't Supplant CIOs
James Kobielus,
Commentary
Some believe a new C-level data scientist will inevitably control the purse strings on data-related projects. Here's why that's a bad idea.
By James Kobielus , 1/30/2015
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Artificial Intelligence Will Put Us Out Of Work
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
Forget killer robots. Widespread unemployment is the worst case scenario for humans in the AI future.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/30/2015
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8 Reasons IT Pros Need To Reject A Promotion
David Wagner, Community Editor
News
You got promoted within your IT organization. Good job. But do you really want it?
By David Wagner Community Editor, 1/30/2015
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OpenStack: Driving The Software-Defined Economy
Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation
Commentary
OpenStack is only one example of the new era of software currently disrupting our established industries.
By Jonathan Bryce Executive Director, OpenStack Foundation, 1/30/2015
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Video: Super Bowl WiFi Coaches, Leaky Apps & Binge Watching
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Commentary
This Week In 60 Seconds checks out WiFi troubleshooters at the Super Bowl, a leaky NFL app, and whether binge watching is a sign of depression.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop, 1/30/2015
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Bill Gates: Fears AI, Likes Bitcoin, Loves Dogs
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
In an "ask me anything" session on Reddit, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talks about artificial intelligence, his Secret Santa, dogs, and the future of tech.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Data Analyst: Does Everybody Need To Be One?
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
Commentary
Microsoft Power BI and IBM Watson Analytics attempt to make data analysis accessible to all. But don't confuse access to tools with reaching correct and valuable conclusions.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Microsoft Outlook For iOS, Android Is Here
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
Microsoft's launch of Outlook for Android and iOS comes shortly after its acquisition of email startup Acompli.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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ZeroAccess Click-Fraud Botnet Back In Action Again
Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading
News
After a six-month hiatus, the much-diminished P2P botnet is up to its old tricks.
By Sara Peters Senior Editor at Dark Reading, 1/29/2015
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Microsoft Office Arrives On Android Tablets
Kelly Sheridan, Associate Editor, InformationWeek
News
After a three-month preview period, the Android version of Microsoft Office is being released on the Google Play store.
By Kelly Sheridan Associate Editor, InformationWeek, 1/29/2015
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Spire Readies Satellite Swarm
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
News
To bridge an anticipated gap in weather satellite coverage, Spire intends to launch 100 satellites the size of wine bottles.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 1/29/2015
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Samsung Loses Smartphone Lead Over Apple
Eric Zeman,
News
Rise in iPhone sales and drop in Galaxy sales put Apple and Samsung on even ground during the holiday quarter.
By Eric Zeman , 1/29/2015
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